Google removes controversial 'Slavery Simulator' game a month after outrage in Brazil
The game was created by Malaysian games developer Magnus Games and downloaded more than 1,000 times before it was removed.
'I was upset because I'd like to meet him', says Brazil's Lula after meeting with Zelenskyy got cancelled at G7 Summit
The Brazilian president explained that he had scheduled a meeting with Zelenskyy on Sunday afternoon. However, since the latter ran late for the meeting, the two could not meet
Brazil's ex-agency officers charged for role in 2022 murder case of British journo Dom Phillips' in Amazon forest
Dom Phillips and indigenous expert Bruno Pereira were last seen on their boat in the Javari Valley, where they disappeared. This region lies along the border between Brazil and Peru, home of the world's largest indigenous community and criminal gangs
Which countries are skipping the G20 meet in Kashmir?
The third G20 Tourism Working Group meeting is being hosted by India in Srinagar on 22-24 May. This is J&K's first significant international event since losing its special status in 2019. While Saudi Arabia and Egypt have not yet registered, China and Turkey have chosen to skip the event
Joe Biden to discuss Ukraine situation with PM Modi at G7 Summit
Lula and Modi are attending a summit of the Group of Seven (G7) rich nations in Hiroshima at the invitation of Japan, this year's host of the G7, which also includes the U.S., Germany, Britain, France, Italy and Canada
G7 Summit in Japan: Why is India invited and what role will it play?
India is a regular guest at the annual G7 summit of the world’s wealthiest democracies. At this year’s gathering in Hiroshima, the focus will be on Russia and China, both nations with whom New Delhi shares complex ties. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be playing the balancing act once again
Brazil's environment agency blocks contentious offshore oil drilling project near Amazon River mouth
Eighty civil society and environmental organizations, including WWF Brasil and Greenpeace, had called for the license to be rejected pending an in-depth study
US debt ceiling crisis: How big banks are preparing for possible default
What happens if the US defaults on its debt? Can you even prepare for an event that many expect would trigger the worst global recession since the 1930s?
In Taiwan, same-sex couples now have right to adoption: Which other countries allow it?
Taiwan on Tuesday passed an amendment that permits same-sex couples to adopt children they are not biologically related to. The other countries where such adoptions are legal are Israel, France, Germany, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Australia, New Zealand among others
Ukraine-Russia conflict set to dominate meeting between US President Biden, Spain's Sanchez at White House
Despite Madrid's agreement with Washington that Russia's invasion of Ukraine in February 2022 was unlawful, Sanchez will transmit China's and Brazil's opposing viewpoints and urge assigning more weight to non-NATO countries harmed by the conflict
Brazil lifts suspension on Telegram app, imposes daily fine over failure to surrender data on neo-Nazi activity
Telegram had been temporarily suspended in accordance with a police inquiry into school shootings in November when a former student armed with a semiautomatic pistol and wearing a bulletproof vest fatally shot three people
Argentina dumps US dollar for Chinese yuan: How nations are jumping on the de-dollarisation bandwagon
Argentina has joined Brazil to be the latest south-American nation to dump the dollar and trade in the Chinese yuan. Nations across the world, including India, are indulging in de-dollarisation – a push back against the American currency’s hegemony across the world
Brazilian man spends Rs 80 lakh for bed to share with 6 wives: What is polyamory?
With five additional 'wives', Brazilian couple Arthur and Luana are blissfully committed to polyamory. Arthur is making headlines for spending Rs 80 lakh to build a 20-foot bed for his six wives. Such relationships differ from classic monogamy as they exclude all forms of open relationships
Brazil’s President Lula says Russian invasion of Ukraine 'unacceptable'
In Spain, Lula reiterated his demand for greater peace efforts 'so that Ukraine can keep its territory'
Ukrainian President Zelenskyy requests Mexico’s help to organize summit with Latin America
The call comes in the wake of the controversy surrounding remarks made by Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who stated last week in China that Washington should cease 'encouraging' the conflict and that the EU and the US 'need to start talking about peace'
Brazil's President Lula 'condemns' Russian invasion of Ukraine under fire
The White House criticised Lula's comments on Monday that Kyiv was also to blame for the violence and that Washington was 'encouraging the war' in Ukraine during a recent trip to China
Russia’s Sergei Lavrov urges like-minded nations to ‘join forces’ against sanctions 'blackmail'
Russia's top diplomat is on a weeklong Latin American tour that started in Brazil and will also take him to Nicaragua and Cuba -- countries whose leftist governments have hostile relations with the United States
Russia's Lavrov meets Lula da Silva; US accuses Brazil of 'parroting' propaganda of Moscow on Ukraine
Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov hailed Lula for his offer to facilitate peace negotiations to end the 14-month Ukraine war
'I Do': Will India become the next country to approve of same-sex marriages?
The Supreme Court of India will today hear a batch of pleas seeking legal recognition of same sex marriages. This comes a day after the government termed such requests as ‘mere urban elitist views for social acceptance’. We take a look at how other nations have approved such unions
Brazil 'parroting Russian and Chinese propaganda' on Ukraine, says White House
Brazil has not joined Western nations in imposing sanctions on Russia and has refused requests to supply ammunition to Ukraine